WORLD SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL PUBLISHERS CONDEMN RUSSIA’S INVASION IN UKRAINE
The world’s largest publishers of scientific journals condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, shocked by the humanitarian crisis, and call for an end to aggression.
On March 31, 2022, the world’s largest publishers of scientific journals published a joint statement terminating services for Russian and Belarusian scientific organizations and institutions, as well as access to full texts of articles in scientific journals. This means that in the territory of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus legal access to the largest full-text collections of articles published by Elsevier, Springer / Nature, IOP Publishers and others, as well as to the abstract databases Web of Science and Scopus will be terminated.
Among the publishers who signed the appeal: ACS Publications, Apple Academic Press, Brill, Cambridge University Press & Assessment, De Gruyter, Elsevier, Emerald Publishing, Future, Science Group, IOP Publishing, Karger Publishers, Springer Nature, The Geological Society, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Thieme Group, Wolters Kluwer.